"A very inspiring place" Parque Nacional del Iguazù by cybergenic

Parque Nacional del Iguazù Travel Guide: 399 reviews and 1,171 photos

Not only do you have the super impressive falls. There is also an abundence of wildlife to check out. Many species of butterflies and loads of monkeys in the trees above the trails. Keep an eye out in the water for Caiman swimming around in the muddy water looking for a flamingo to feast on.
Situated in the northeast of Argentina, Puerto Iguazú City is 300 km away from the Capital City of the Province - Posadas City - and is the city that borders on Brazil and Paraguay through the concourse of Paraná and Iguazú Rivers.
Being a touristic place, it provides with the greatest spectacle of water and forest ever existing on Earth - the imposing Iguazú Falls - in guaraní language "Big waters".
This region has a humid subtropical climate without dry season , with temperatures ranging from 20º C to 33º C in Summer while Winter is mild and nice. It is important to mention that due to the high degree of humidity the rain diminishes thermic amplitude and causes clouds increase.
Topographicaly speaking, Puerto Iguazú is located in a plateau with red rocky land due to the melaphyre decomposition rich in iron and having cliffs covered by humus favouring the growth of an exuberant forest.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The Park is quite big and the walkways allow you to get amongst the falls from every perspective
  • Cons:Food and drinks are expensive so take your own.
  • In a nutshell:The most beautiful falls i have seen. I went 3 times
  • Last visit to Parque Nacional del Iguazù: Dec 2003
  • Intro Updated Sep 16, 2007
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2008 at 10:59 PM

    I want to visit these falls and Peru as well. Great tips.

  • Larnie's Profile Photo
    Mar 16, 2005 at 7:43 PM

    Cool pic of you under the waterfall!! How much is 30 pesos in Aussie/US dollars?

  • benazer's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2004 at 10:40 AM

    Yes yes the most beautiful place the Iguazu falls and the area,been there and be going again soon. Happy travells

  • ahoerner's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2004 at 9:23 AM

    Nice waterfall picture... this is one of the most exciting places on earth. Bye, Alex

  • urchinn's Profile Photo
    Jun 9, 2004 at 1:12 AM

    wow...wht an experience!! i hope to be able to see the falls too :) did u go to the Brazil side?

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2003 at 1:29 PM

    Amazing pic and useful tips, thanks.


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